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Cloud Computing wins in upset at 2017 Preakness Stakes

Cloud Computing won the 142nd Preakness Stakes Saturday on a fast track at Pimilico Race Course.

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming fought for the lead with Classic Empire from the start of the race.

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However, Cloud Computing came from behind at the end to take the win in 1:55.98. 

Always Dreaming faded to eighth. Classic Empire was second and Senior Investment third.

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This was the fourth start for Cloud Computing, who did not race at the Derby. The horse was a 13-1 long shot to win. 

Rain that fell Friday and muddied the main track dried and was fast by the time the Preakness went off around 6:48 p.m. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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